Tag Archives: Property

Violation of Intellectual Property Rights

When you’ve successfully fashioned something creative, be it a manuscript , a song or a painting, you’re entitled to file a copyright for your material. A copyright is a legal term which assigns exclusive rights to the maker of the … Continue reading

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Lastowka on Penalver & Katyal's Property Outlaws

Greg Lastowka (Rutgers-Camden) has posted Property Outlaws, Rebel Mythologies, and Social Bandits, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 20, p. 377, 2010, reviewing Eduardo PeƱalver and Sonia Katyal's book, Property Outlaws: How Squatters, Pirates, and Protesters Improve the… … Continue reading

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Recent Developments in Condemnation Law: Public Use, Private Property

The Urban Lawyer, the law review produced by the ABA Section of State & Local Goverment Law has published my article Recent Developments in Condemnation Law: Public Use, Private Property, 43 Urban Lawyer 877 (2011). The article “summarizes recent cases … Continue reading

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Property Law v. Occupy Wall Street

According to various news outlets, public space ordinances are being used to clamp down on Occupy Wall Street protesters. The laws include anti-sleeping laws, bans on personal belongings in public space, and laws against impeding pedestrian traffic. See here for… … Continue reading

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Serbia approves WWII property restitution law

[JURIST] The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia [official website] approved a restitution law that provides for compensation or the return of property confiscated by communist authorities following World War II. The bill, passed by an overwhelming majority [AP … Continue reading

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